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​U.S. News releases its hospital rankings. Here’s how your local hospital fared.

Inova Fairfax Hospital ranks first in the Washington region — topping MedStar Washington Hospital Center for the fourth straight year — in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings released Tuesday. Read more.

U.S. News & World Report Names Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Among Best in Washington, DC Area

Washington DC – July 21, 2015 – Inova Mount Vernon Hospital has been ranked the #6 Best Hospital in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report. The 2015 ranking is up from #13 in 2014. The hospital also ranked #15 in Virginia (up from #20 in 2014) and earned high performing […]

Inova Wound Healing Centers provides highly effective care around the clock

High-Tech Healing Recent studies estimate that more than 6.5 million Americans suffer from chronic wounds. Non-healing wounds can keep people from participating fully in daily living activities and doing things they enjoy the most. Inova Wound Healing Centers specialize in treating complex, non-healing wounds using state-of-the-art techniques and scientific advances. The team of physicians and […]

Fitness fanatic finds relief from reverse shoulder procedure

Reaching for Relief Just eight weeks after her shoulder replacement, exercise enthusiast Susan Frankowski took a cardio and strength-training class. Feeling zero pain, the 73-year-old was back to her active lifestyle. But in the months leading up to her surgery, Frankowski was in constant severe pain. She couldn’t sleep on her side or reach above […]

Generous donations contribute to rehab, emergency care services

The Transformation of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Inova Mount Vernon Hospital celebrated a watershed moment in its history when it formally dedicated the new Mark and Brenda Moore Patient Tower on December 9, 2014, at an event celebrated by the Moores, their family and friends, community leaders and Inova employees. The Mark and Brenda Moore […]

New Men’s Health Clinic coming this summer

NEW Men’s Health Clinic at Inova Mount Vernon Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of its new men’s health clinic this summer! The clinic specializes in treating the unique conditions associated with male health, including BPH (enlargement of the prostate), prostate cancer, sexual dysfunction and wellness. The program offers all the […]

2015 Reunions for Patients and their families

2015 Patient Reunions Some of the great traditions of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital are the annual Patient Reunion Picnics each September on the hospital grounds. Each fall, we welcome back former patients and their families served by Inova Joint Replacement Center and Inova Rehabilitation Center to catch up and renew acquaintances. Please save these dates, […]

Another ‘first’ for Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Gold Seal of Approval Inova Rehabilitation Center of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital has been awarded its first-ever Gold Seal of Approval™ Disease-Specific Designation by The Joint Commission (TJC) for stroke rehabilitation. The Center was evaluated during a rigorous on-site review conducted earlier this year, and has been awarded a two-year certification. Inova Rehabilitation Center was […]

Local stroke patient gets successful treatment at Inova’s Lorton HealthPlex

Expert care in his time of need  Having just moved to Lorton, John and Joanne Donahue were still growing accustomed to their new surroundings. But last May, when they needed help and they needed it fast, they knew just where to go. It was 4 a.m. when John, 78, woke up and was unable to […]

Reduce sun exposure to lessen your risk of skin cancer

Don’t Feel the Burn There are many factors that determine the likelihood that you will develop skin cancer, including your genetics and family history of the disease. However, one of the main risk factors — exposure to the sun’s UV rays — can be mitigated if you take the proper preventive steps. One of them […]

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